Topic: K-9 Unit 

SpeakerBryan Vitron, Inependence Police Dept. and Guest

Officer Bryan Vitron is a K9 Officers for Independence Police Department. He has been an Officer for the City for over 15 years and have been assigned to the K9 Unit for the past 8 years.  His K9 partner's name is Argo.  The other Independence PD K9 officer's name is Evan Waidley and his K9 partner's name is Rambo.  Evan was assigned to the Unit this past August.  They are apart of the West Side K9 Training Group that consists of following Police Departments: Independence, Brecksville, Parma, Walton Hills, Brunswick, Bedford and Strongsville.

The City of Independence Police Department has a K9 unit which has specific tasks. These tasks are related to search and rescue, seizure, and other various duties assigned by the department. The relationship between a police dog and his or her handler requires a closeness and ability to communicate and work together well as a team. A judicious obedience to hand-signals, voice commands, and pre-meditated training procedures is required from the dog.

Cost is $25.00 per person for Construction Safety Council Members.

Registration is mandatory.


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